Joyce winning start continues

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

Padraic Joyce’s Galway U20 side followed up their comprehensive victory over Kildare with a closely fought 1-11 to 0-12 win over a very physically strong Cork side.

The game was nip and tuck throughout with Cork having the better of the opening exchanges. Cork seemed to adapt better to the tricky cross wind in Claughan which caught out players on numerous occasions. Joyce, however, will be very pleased with how his side dug in with sheer graft to get on top of their Munster opponents.

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Galway's destiny in own hands after thrilling victory

Thu, Jun 13, 2019

After a breathless finale last Sunday afternoon, when Galway’s best performance of the season was rewarded with a one-point win over Kilkenny in Nowlan Park, the Leinster hurling championship has a Super Saturday evening to look forward to this weekend when two matches will remove one team from the All-Ireland race.

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Joyce gets winning start in John Kerins cup

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

Padraic Joyce and his Galway u20 team began their season with a comfortable 1-18 to 0-10 point victory over Kildare in their opening game of the John Kerins cup which was held in Pearse Park, Longford.

Galway are sure to face stiffer competition in their group in what is the first year of this league. Next Saturday at 1.30pm in Kilmallock they face a Cork side who have drawn their first two games of the group in two entertaining battles against Kerry and Dublin respectively.

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Galway look to kickstart campaign in Cats’ cauldron

Thu, Jun 06, 2019

ting prospect of a trip into the cauldron that is Nowlan Park for a crucial Leinster championship round robin fixture against Kilkenny on Sunday afternoon (2pm) with Micheál Donoghue’s men under the microscope again.

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Hurlers secure draw, but now face testing away wins

Thu, May 30, 2019

The sharp reflexes of goalkeeper Colm Callanan denied Wexford a first championship win over Galway since 1996 on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium. The late save from Cathal Dunbar at point blank range allowed the home fans to breathe a huge sigh of relief when the final whistle sounded soon after.

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Galway hurlers need a convincing win when Wexford visit on Sunday

Thu, May 23, 2019

The hurlers of Galway and Wexford will go head to head for the sixth time in just over two years on Sunday afternoon in Pearse Stadium (4pm) with a lot on the line for both counties as the Leinster championship round robin series begins to heat up.

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Galway senior football championship kicks off under new format

Thu, May 23, 2019

This year's senior club football championship, which gets underway this weekend, has a new format with 18 teams divided into three groups of six.

The top two teams in each group progress to the quarter-finals, along with the third team from group two, which has two of last year's semi finalists (Corofin and Annaghdown). The third placed team in groups one and three will face play-off for the final position in the quarter-finals. The teams finishing last in each group will automatically be relegated, and just one team will be promoted from intermediate to keep the new format to 16 teams from 2020 onwards.

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Galway footballers ease to fourth Connacht final in a row

Thu, May 23, 2019

After a difficult first-half for the away side, Galway began to open up in the second half with two quick-fire goals that their dominance deserved. These goals, followed by a last-minute strike by debutant Martin Farragher, gave Galway a 13-point win over Sligo in Sunday's Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final in Markievicz Park.

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Galway’s Burke tuned in for Wexford clash

Thu, May 23, 2019

Q: It mightn't have been perfect, but to get the win on the first day out against Carlow, was that all that mattered?

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Canney points Medtronic to All Ireland interfirms glory

Thu, May 16, 2019

Medtronic senior footballers were crowned All Ireland champions for a second time when they defeated Ardboe Coldstore from Tyrone by 3-23 to 1-16 in Saturday's final in Michael Coney Park, Ardboe.

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Galway have plenty of work-ons ahead of Wexford challenge

Thu, May 16, 2019

A late Galway surge made the final 1-24 to 1-18 scoreline look more comfortable than Sunday’s Leinster championship opener actually was. Plucky Carlow hurled with plenty of spirit and no little amount of skill and left Galway manager Micheál Donoghue with plenty to ponder ahead of Wexford’s upcoming visit to Salthill.

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Time for Galway footballers to up their performance levels

Thu, May 16, 2019

In a repeat of last year’s Connacht semi-final Galway senior footballers face Sligo in the newly revamped Markievicz Park on Sunday (3.30pm).

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GAA fixture review

Thu, May 16, 2019

The GAA is to establish a special group to undertake a review of all fixtures, following a recently meeting of the Club Players' Association and the GAA's president John Horan and director general Tom Ryan.

The Fixtures Review Group will be tasked with reviewing and changing existing competition structures with the aim to bring certainty to GAA fixtures for club and county players.

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Galway eke out win in championship opener against London

Thu, May 09, 2019

Galway’s trip to Ruislip for Sunday's opening championship game might have ended differently if London's Killian Butler's late effort had been on target to level the game with just two minutes of regulation time left. Luckily for Galway, however, it went narrowly wide, and Kevin Walsh's men closed out the game and won by four points, 0-16 to 1-09.

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Murphy's men win valuable bottom-of-table tussle

Thu, May 09, 2019

A splendid goal from Conor Barry and an insurance strike from Maurice Nugent ensured Galway United climbed from the bottom of the SSE Aitricity League first division when defeating Wexford FC 2-0 at Eamonn Deacy Park on Friday.

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Galway WFC run league leaders close

Thu, May 09, 2019

Peamount United extended their lead of the Women’s National League at the expense of Galway WFC on Saturday in Eamonn Deacy Park.

The Dubliners continued their unbeaten record with a 2-1 win, but they were made to work hard by the home side.

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Galway Ladies look to secure first silverware of the year

Thu, May 02, 2019

Galway go in search of their first national league title when they face Cork in Sunday's decider at Parnell Park (4pm).

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Galway footballers can stake a claim in championship opener

Thu, May 02, 2019

Still missing some of their more senior players, Galway head to London for this season's championship opener in Ruislip on Sunday (3pm).

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Four All-Ireland titles For Galway handballers

Thu, May 02, 2019

Galway claimed four All-Ireland titles on a successful weekend of handball, but there was disappointment for Moycullen's Martin and Diarmuid Mulkerrins.

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